A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 00:47:50 / January 24, 2021 @ 12:47 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000ddnh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddnh. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -55.3582° West, -61.8277° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:47:50 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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